FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

August 1, 2007

 

 

 

2007 Rhode Island College Women’s Outdoor
Track & Field Season Summary

 

Providence, RI—Head Coach Kevin Jackson’s women’s outdoor track & field team sent two student-athletes to the NCAA Div. III Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships, hosted by Wisconsin-Oshkosh on May 24-26. As a team, RIC closed out the 2007 season at M.I.T.’s Last Chance Qualifier on May 18.

 

 

 

The Anchorwomen placed 17 (34 teams) with a team score of 16.0 at the NEICAAA Championships on May 10-12. RIC placed 17 (28 Teams) with 11.5 points at the N.E. Div. III Championships at Springfield on May 5.

 

 

 

Rhode Island College placed fifth (12 teams) overall with a team score of 74.0 and fifth (six teams) in the Little East with a team score of 81.0 at the Little East Conference/MASCAC Alliance Championships on Apr. 28.

 

 

 

Senior Maggie Wenc (Pawtucket, RI) placed 18th in the discus with a throw of 21.01 meters and 20th in the hammer with a season-best throw of 2.39 meters at the Alliance Championships on Apr. 28. She placed 14th in the discus with a season-best throw of 22.86 meters and 15th in the hammer with a throw of 20.75 meters at the Silfen Invitational on April 21. Wenc placed 12th in the discus with a throw of 19.81 meters and 18th in the hammer with a throw 19.33 meters at the Elmer J. Swanson Invitational on Apr. 14.  She placed seventh in the hammer with a throw of 23.30 meters and placed eighth in the discus with a 21.06-meter effort at the RIC Invitational on March 31. Wenc placed 21st in the discus with a throw of 21.74 meters at the Husky Spring Open on Mar. 24.

 

 

 

As a junior in 2006, she placed 14th in the discus and 19th in the hammer with distances of 22.16 and 26.64 meters, respectively, at the LEC/MASCAC Alliance Championships on Apr. 29. Wenc placed 18th in the discus with a distance of 23.03 meters at the Silfen Invitational on Apr. 22. Wenc placed 15th in the discus with a distance of 22.93 meters at the Solomon Husky Invitational on Apr. 15. She placed ninth in the shot and sixth in the discus with distances of 6.08 and 23.75 meters, respectively, at the Rhode Island College Invitational on Apr. 1.

 

 

 

As a sophomore in 2005, Wenc placed 14th in the discus and 17th in the hammer with throws of 22.54 and 23.57 meters, respectively at the Little East Conference/MASCAC Alliance Championships on May 1. She placed 17th in the discus and 13th in the hammer with throws of 20.46 meters and 19.90 meters, respectively, at the Solomon Husky Invitational on Apr. 23.  She placed seventh in the discus and tenth in the hammer with throws of 22.46 and 21.91, respectively, at the Albany Invitational on Apr. 16. She placed 18th in the discus and 16th in the hammer throw with distances of 69’09.00” and 73’05.00”, respectively, at the Bryant Invitational on Apr. 9.

 

 

 

She is a health and physical education major and a 2002 graduate of Tolman High School.

 

 

 

Sophomore Hannah Clark (Attleboro, MA) placed ninth in the 3,000 meters with a time of 15:22.15 at the Alliance Championships on Apr. 28. She placed fifth in the 3,000 meters with a time of 15:31.78 at the Silfen Invitational on Apr. 21. Clark placed 13th in the 800 meters with a season-best time of 2:57.54 at the Elmer J. Swanson Invitational on Apr. 14. She placed 11th in the 3,000 meters with a season-best time of 13:40.88 at the Bryant Invitational on Apr. 7. Clark placed 13th in the 800 meters with a time of 2:58.30 at the RIC Invitational on Mar. 31. She placed 43rd in the 1,500 meters with a season-best time of 6:16.91 at the Husky Spring Open on Mar. 24.

 

 

 

Sophomore Kayla Fleming (Pawtucket, RI) tied for 14th place in the high jump with an effort of 1.59 meters at the NCAA Div. III Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships on May 24-26. She placed fifth in the high jump with a leap of 1.53 meters and sixth in the 400 meters with a season-best time of 1:02.33 at the Last Chance Meet on May 18.  Fleming placed second in the high jump with a season-best and new program record leap of 1.67 meters and 20th in the long jump with a 4.84-meter effort at the NEICAAA Championships on May 10-12. She earned All-New England honors in the high jump, placing fourth at 1.56 meters at the N.E. Div. III Championships on May 4-5. She also placed 15th in the long jump at 4.79 meters at the same meet. Fleming earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in five events at the Alliance Championships on Apr. 28. She placed eighth as part of the 4x100 relay team with a time of 56.53, first in the 800 meters with a time of 2:23.83, seventh as part of the 4x400 relay team with a time of 4:37.62, second in the long jump with a season-best distance of 5.13 meters and first in the high jump with a leap of 1.65 meters.

 

 

 

She placed first in the long jump with a jump of 4.78 meters, fourth in the high jump with a 1.50-meter effort and fourth in the 800 meters with a time of 2:24.14 at the Silfen Invitational on April 21. Fleming placed first in the 800 meters with a time of 2:25.24, second in the long jump with a leap of 4.70 meters and third in the high jump with a 1.55-meter effort at Elmer J. Swanson Invitational on April 14. She placed second in the high jump with a leap of 1.53 meters and placed fourth in the 1,500 meters with a time of 5:09.58 at the Bryant University Invitational on April 7.  Fleming placed first in the 1,500 meters, the high jump and long jump with a time of 5:09.40 and efforts of 1.55 and 4.70 meters, respectively, at the RIC Invitational on Mar. 31. She placed seventh in the high jump with a leap of 1.52 meter, and eighth in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:48.98 at the Husky Spring Open on March 24.

 

 

 

Sophomore Mary Ellen Horsman (Barrington, RI) placed 17th in the hammer with a throw of 43.34 meters at the 2007 NEICAAA Championships on May 10-12. She earned All-New England honors in the hammer, placing seventh at 43.59 meters at the N.E. Div. III Championships on May 4-5. Horsman earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in the hammer, placing first with a season-best distance of 44.05 meters at the Alliance Championships on Apr. 28. She placed first in the hammer with a throw of 43.99 meters at the Silfen Invitational on Apr. 21.  Horsman placed first in the hammer with a throw of 41.53 meters at the Elmer J. Swanson Invitational on April 14. She placed first in the hammer with a throw of 43.65 meters at the Bryant Invitational on Apr. 7.  Horsman placed first in the hammer with a throw of 42.34 meters at the RIC Invitational on Mar. 31.

 

 

 

Sophomore Ashley Nyzio (Pawtucket, RI) placed 17th in the javelin with an effort of 36.36 meters at the NCAA Div. III Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships on May 24-26. She placed third in the javelin with a throw of 34.79 meters at the Last Chance Meet on May 18. Nyzio placed second in the javelin with a throw of 38.80 meters at the NEICAAA Championships on May 10-12.  She earned All-New England honors in the javelin, placing fourth with a throw of 36.74 meters at the N.E. Div. III Championships on May 4-5.  Nyzio earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in the javelin, placing second with a distance of 38.12 meters at the Alliance Championships on Apr. 28.

 

 

 

She placed second in the javelin with a throw of 39.02 meters at the Silfen Invitational on April 21. Nyzio placed first in the javelin with a throw of 36.99 meters at the Elmer J. Swanson Invitational on April 14.  She placed second in the javelin with a throw of 39.13 meters at the Bryant Invitational on April 7.  Nyzio placed first in the javelin with a season-best and new program record throw of 40.42 meters at the RIC Invitational on Mar. 31. She placed third in the javelin with a throw of 38.44 meters at the Husky Spring Open on Mar. 24.

 

 

 

Freshman Stephanie Bucci (Smithfield, RI) placed first in the shot with a throw of 8.76 meters, fourth in the discus with an effort of 25.35 meter, and placed eighth in the hammer with a 41.01-meter effort at the Last Chance Meet on May 18. She placed ninth in the hammer with a throw of 41.27 meters and 14th in the discus with an effort of 29.71 meters at the N.E. Div. III Championships on May 4-5. Bucci earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in three events at the Alliance Championships on Apr. 28. She placed second in the hammer with a 42.06-meter effort, second in the discus with a distance of 32.97 meters and third in the shot at 10.35 meters. She placed fifth in the discus with a season-best throw of 29.64 meters and sixth in the shot with a throw of 10.42 meters at the Silfen Invitational on Apr. 21. Bucci placed second in the shot with a season-best and new program record throw of 10.77 meters, fourth in the hammer with a throw of 35.51 meters and placed fourth in the discus with a throw of 29.96 meters at Elmer J. Swanson Invitational on Apr. 14. She placed second in the hammer with a throw of 39.52 meters, third in the discus with a throw of 31.59 meters and fourth in the shot with a throw of 10.24 meters at the Bryant Invitational on April 7.  Bucci placed second in the hammer with a throw of 40.40 meters, fourth in the shot with a throw of 10.23 meters and fifth in the discus with a throw of 24.96 meters at the RIC Invitational on Mar. 31. She placed 12th in the discus with a throw of 31.43 meters and 12th in the shot with a throw of 10.22 meters at the Husky Spring Open on Mar. 24.

 

 

 

Freshman Kendra DeGiulio (West Warwick, RI) earned All-Alliance/Little East honors as part of the 4x100 meter relay team, which placed eighth with a time of 56.53, at the Alliance Championships on Apr. 28. She also placed 20th in the 800 meters with a season-best time of 2:57.12 at the same meet. She placed 29th in the 800 meters with a time of 2:58.33 at the Silfen Invitational on Apr. 21. 

 

 

 

Freshman Brooke Iby (Dracut, MA) placed 14th in the triple jump with a jump of 9.98 meters at the N.E. Div. III Championships on May 4-5. She earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in three events at the Alliance Championships on Apr. 28. She placed sixth in the triple jump with a season-best effort of 10.22 meters, eighth as part of the 4x100 meter relay team with a time of 56.53 and seventh as part of the 4x400 meter relay team with a time of 4:37.62. Iby placed fourth in the triple jump with a leap of 9.91 meters, eighth in the 400 meters with a season-best time of 1:07.42 and ninth in the 200 meters with a season-best time of 29.08 at the Silfen Invitational on Apr. 21. She placed second in the triple jump with a jump of 9.49 meters, seventh in the long jump with a jump of 4.35 meters and 10th in the 100 meters with a time of 14.09 at the Elmer J. Swanson Invitational on April 14.  Iby placed fourth in the 100 meters with a season-best time of 14.01 and sixth in the triple jump with a leap of 9.77 meters at the Bryant Invitational on Apr. 7.   She placed third in the triple jump with a jump of 9.5 meters, seventh in the long jump with a jump of 4.38 meter, and ninth in the 100 meters with a time of 14.38 at the RIC Invitational on Mar. 31. Iby placed 14th in the triple jump with a leap of 9.32 meters at the Husky Spring Open on Mar. 24.

 

 

 

Freshman Elizabeth Ann Glunt (Altoona, PA) earned All-Alliance/Little East honors as part of the 4x100 meter relay team, which placed eighth with a time of 56.53, as well as the 4x400 meter relay team, which placed seventh with a time of 4:37.62 at the Alliance Championships on Apr. 28. She placed 13th in the long jump with a season-best leap of 4.72 meters and 10th in the 400 meters with a season-best time of 67.24 at the same meet. Glunt placed third in the long jump with a leap of 4.51 meters and 10th in 400 meters with a time of 1:08.29 at the Silfen Invitational on Apr. 21. She placed fourth in the long jump with a leap of 4.47 meters, 17th in the 200 meters with a time of 29.61 and 18th in the 100 meters with a time of 14.65 at the Elmer J. Swanson Invitational on Apr. 14.  Glunt placed fifth in the long jump with a leap of 4.64 meters and ninth in the 400 meters with a time of 1:10.29 at the Bryant Invitational on Apr. 7.  She placed fourth in the long jump with a jump of 4.39 meters, 10th in the 200 meters with a time of 29.87 and 11th in the 100 meters with a season-best time of 14.62 at the RIC Invitational on Mar. 31. Glunt placed 20th in the long jump with a leap of 4.34 meters and 38th in the 200 meters with a time of 30.32 at the Husky Spring Open on Mar. 24.

 

 

 

Freshman Christine Smith (Foster, RI) earned All-Alliance/Little East honors as part of the 4x400 meter relay team, which placed seventh with a time of 4:37.62 at the Alliance Championships on Apr. 28. Smith placed 14th in the 1,500 meters with a season-best time of 6:10.48 at the same meet. She placed 16th in the 1,500 meters with a time of 6:20.04 at the Silfen Invitational on Apr. 21.  Smith placed 12th in the 1,500 meters with a time of 6:10.52 at the Elmer J. Swanson Invitational on Apr. 14.  She placed 14th in the 800 meters with a season-best time of 3:05.17 at the RIC Invitational on Mar. 31. Smith placed 45th in the 1,500 meters with a time of 6:22.64 at the Husky Spring Open on Mar. 24.

 

 

 

2007 Rhode Island College

 

 

Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Roster

 

 

 

 

Name

Year

Hgt.

Hometown/High School

 

Stephanie Bucci

Fr.

5-0

Smithfield, RI/Smithfield

 

Hannah Clark

So.

5-4

Attleboro, MA/Attleboro

 

Kendra DeGiulio

Fr.

5-5

Warwick, RI/Pilgrim

 

Kayla Fleming

So.

5-6

Pawtucket, RI/Tolman

 

Elizabeth Ann Glunt

Fr.

5-3

Altoona, PA/Bishop Guilfoyle

 

Mary Ellen Horsman

So.

5-8

Barrington, RI/Barrington

 

Brooke Iby

Fr.

5-4

Dracut, MA/Dracut

 

Ashley Nyzio

So.

5-9

Pawtucket, RI/St. Mary’s-Bay View

 

Christine Smith

Fr.

5-3

Foster, RI/Ponaganset

 

Maggie Wenc

Jr.

5-4

Pawtucket, RI/Tolman

 

 

 

 

 

 

Head Coach:

Kevin Jackson

 

Assistant Coaches:

Timothy Rudd, John Rafail

 

Captains:

Kayla Fleming, Mary Ellen Horsman

 

 

 

 

 

2007 Rhode Island College Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Season Results

 

 

Day

Date

Invitational

Result

 

 

Sat.

Mar. 24

at Husky Spring Invitational *

Individual Meet

 

 

Sat.

Mar. 31

Rhode Island College Invitational

Individual Meet

 

 

Sat.

Apr. 7

at Bryant Invitational

Individual Meet

 

 

Sat.

Apr. 14

at Wesleyan Invitational

Individual Meet

 

 

Sat.

Apr. 21

at Silfen Invitational #

6th Place (14 teams); 73.0 points

 

 

Sat.

Apr. 29

at Alliance Championships @

5th Place (12 teams) Overall; 74.0 points

 

 

 

 

 

5th Place (Six teams) LEC; 81.0 points

 

 

Fri.-Sat.

May 4-5

at N.E. Div. III Championships $

17th Place (28 teams); 11.5 points

 

 

Fri.-Sat.

May 11-12

at NEICAA Championships !

17th Place Tie (34 Teams); 16.0 Points

 

 

Sat.

May 18

at NCAA Qualifier +

Individual Meet

 

 

Thu.-Fri.

May 24-25

at NCAA Championships

Kayla Fleming, Ashley Nyzio

 

 

 

 

 

 

* hosted by Northeastern University    # hosted by Connecticut College      @ hosted by Fitchburg State
$ hosted by Springfield College   ! hosted by Dartmouth        + hosted by M.I.T.

 

 

 

 

 

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